Barrister vs Solicitor – what’s the difference?

We’ve got another guest post for you today from Jason Mbakwe, an Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP. In this detailed piece, Jason outlines some of the key differences between the work of a barrister and solicitor, and some of the key things to think about if you’re interested in going down either of these… More Barrister vs Solicitor – what’s the difference?

What is Lynda.com and why should you be using it?

What is it? Lynda.com is an online resource providing a variety of courses, classes, training and tutorials. With over 13,00 expert-led courses on software, web development, design, photography and business, you can learn skills to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. There are a large variety of Learning Paths, such as how to become a Manager, Digital Illustrator or Project Coordinator and you can… More What is Lynda.com and why should you be using it?

Get your LinkedIn Profile Sorted in Three Easy Steps!

We’ve got a guest post for you today from Mincho Vichev, MSci Biochemistry, and Masters Ambassador for the KCL Biochemistry Society, who kindly wrote up some tips from an event that ran on LinkedIn a couple of weeks ago. Thanks Mincho!  Senior Careers Consultant Sue Moseley revealed the three key steps to make your appearance on… More Get your LinkedIn Profile Sorted in Three Easy Steps!

My First Steps: Nick Hodges, CEPA (Economics and Public Policy consulting)

The latest in our My First Steps series comes courtesy of Nick Hodges, who’s here to shine a light on Economic Consultancy as a career choice – possibly little-known up to now, it could provide an interesting and fulfilling route for a number of our students. We do have information on some related career choices… More My First Steps: Nick Hodges, CEPA (Economics and Public Policy consulting)

Discover Careers in… Journalism

On November 14, students from a range of courses, departments and faculties gathered at our Discover Careers in… Journalism panel to find what it is really like to work in this industry. Our Discover Careers in… panels are a fantastic opportunity to hear from industry professionals and alumni about their career stories and gain advice about working in a range of sectors. The panel consisted of Ashitha Nagesh, a Broadcast Journalist from the… More Discover Careers in… Journalism

Silver medal success for first King’s College London iGEM team

We’re always banging on about entering competitions – not the ones where you can win a holiday or meet & greet packages with a celebrity (though we’ve nothing against those!) but instead ones where you can either directly or indirectly use your experiences and skills to benefit your career plans. So it’s great to be… More Silver medal success for first King’s College London iGEM team

Daiwa Scholarships 2019: Language Learning, Homestay And Work Placement In Japan

Wondering what to do after graduation next year? How about an amazing opportunity to study and work in Japan? Here’s the experience of Andrew Jones, a former Daiwa scholar who studied at KCL… A couple of years ago I was lucky enough to undertake a Daiwa Scholarship; a unique 19-month scholarship programme awarded by the… More Daiwa Scholarships 2019: Language Learning, Homestay And Work Placement In Japan

Five things we learned from the Science & Technology Fair

Last month saw the return of our second Science and Technology fair, where across two days over 30 of the leading employers in the Science and Technology sectors were on campus talking to King’s students. While over 700 of you made it down there in person, for those of you who missed out or simply didn’t… More Five things we learned from the Science & Technology Fair

My First Steps: Rosanna, Civil Service Finance Fast Streamer

For the latest in our My First Steps series, we’ve got Rosanna, a recent graduate from the Political Economy department talking about what working life in the Civil Service Fast stream consists of….. Getting to work between 9:00 to 9:30am (tube traffic depending!), the first thing to do is grab a coffee and check emails… More My First Steps: Rosanna, Civil Service Finance Fast Streamer